Online business is not a walk in the park. Sure you have the potential to score big online with your business, but it might take a lot of work without the rewards when you are starting up. Take a different look at your online business and consider sports and how it can relate.
Football is a team sport but it takes a lot of moving parts to have a successful outcome. Just think about the position of wide receiver. Can it provide any tips for an online business?
NFL Wide Receivers have to practice hard in the off season
Players have to prepare in the off season to get ready for the regular season. There is a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes before the big games that are played. This is just the off season. Staying in shape is just half of the battle. Studying, practicing and training needs to be a part of your online business.
NFL Wide Receivers have to be fast
Speed is an important part of being a player. Being slow gives your competition a chance to react and potential turn the tables on any given play. Getting to the end point a half a step faster can mean the different between getting tackled or breaking free and scoring. Are you getting things done quickly and correctly in your online business. There is all kinds of competition online. While you are lagging, they might be putting in more work and making breakthroughs to advance online.
NFL Wide Receivers have to be tough
Wide receivers know where they are going and they have to move fast. Sometimes they have to make breaks and go into dangerous areas of the field. Sometimes they have to turn their attention to the ball and not focus on getting hit. There is an element of toughness that comes with playing wide receiver. Are you tough enough in your online business? You might need to put in applications to different affiliate networks or deal with negative comments about your online content. What about dealing with rejection from other online sources like ad networks? Wide receivers open themselves up and take the hit and get up for another play. Don’t let rejection stop your online business efforts. You need to be tough in your online business.
NFL Wide Receivers like to celebrate touchdowns
When things go right for wide receivers and they catch touchdowns, they sometimes celebrate. Some might go over the top with touchdown celebrations, but they show that the wide receiver is thinking with a positive attitude. They had the forethought to see themselves scoring before the game was even played. They envisioned scoring and planned for the celebration. Are you planning to win in your online business? Do you see your online content as good enough to win online?
NFL Wide Receivers sometimes drop the ball
NFL Wide Receivers are not perfect. Sometimes everything can seem to be going right. They get off the line fast. They make the right cut. They avoid the defender and get open and then at the last moment..they drop the ball. It happens. Sometimes even the great ones make mistakes. Your online business is not going to be perfect. You are going to make some mistakes with your online content. Maybe you don’t focus well on your target audience. Maybe you don’t proof read your information and send it out with errors. The thing to remember is that even the people at the top of the game sometimes experience problems. Don’t sweat it. Just go back to the huddle, form another play and perform better the next time.
NFL Wide Receivers have to fight to get open
Wide receivers are at the line and they have someone that is in front of them trying to throw them off. The cornerback can bump them off their route after the snap of the ball. Wide receivers have to be strong enough to fight through this annoyance and still make the right cuts and get to the point that the quarterback is expecting them to be at. You might just be getting started in your online business and you have to fight to get into affiliate networks. You might have to fight to get your content into article directories. As an online business owner, you have to keep your eyes on the prize and not let anything distract you from your goals. Fight through the initial bumps and continue until you get to your destination.
NFL Wide Receivers have to focus on the details
Focus is really important with wide receivers. They have a lot of different things to think about that are happening at the same time. They have to know where they are going. They have to fight through defenders to get to the right spot. They have to focus quickly on the ball when it is coming in their direction. It could be in the air headed towards them before they even know it. They have to literally keep their eyes on the ball until they firmly have it in hand. Even after they get it, they have to secure it. Details are important in your online business. There are can be lots of moving parts that you have to deal with. Different affiliate programs, web hosting, domain name expiration dates, outsourcing, article writing and much more can be going on at the same time. Work on your ability to focus in your online business.